Burton Court – For guests seeking a relaxed setting for weekend getaways, change of scenery, sports and cultural events or for family occasions. You need look no further than this historic family residence nestled in stunning rural north Herefordshire. Arrive through large gates and up a sweeping drive to a magnificent Mansion where you will receive a welcoming, homely feel as a guest, overlaid with an unmistakable historic grandeur. Admire the fine cantilevered staircase as you ascend to one of the fabulous comfortable bedroom suites. With wonderful high ceilings and spacious bathrooms, the luxurious bedrooms provide far reaching views over the surrounding parkland and to the Herefordshire and Welsh hills beyond. Both bedrooms boast views of Hay bluff. The accommodation is spacious, exclusive and quiet whilst having an undertone of Regency elegance. Fabulous crisp white linen, waffle dressing gowns and lovely toiletries are on hand and if you need to keep up with the pace of modern life, the rooms also have large freeview televisions, integrated radios with docking station in the bathrooms and wifi access throughout. Accessible to Leominster town and the area’s award winning dining venues, there is always somewhere to go and something to see from this […]
Eastnor Castle is a great day out for the whole family! Open to visitors on selected days from Easter until the end of September, there is plenty to entertain and amuse visitors of all ages, including dogs who are most welcome. Visitors can explore the state rooms within Eastnor Castle where guides are on hand in every room to pass on their expert knowledge on the fascinating history of the castle. The beautiful grounds are home to a spectacular arboretum and a magnificent lake where visitors can walk freely or follow set trails and walks to discover some breath taking views and landscapes. A special children’s booklet is given to all children on arrival to encourage them to see and take part in the many fun activities such as the Adventure Playground, Knight’s Maze, Junior Assault Course and Land Rover Mini Off-Roaders. A varied and exciting events programme is put on throughout the year and these events are all included in the entrance price. There is a Gift Shop, Ice Cream Parlour and Tea Room offering hot and cold food, drinks and snacks. There are also picnic benches scattered all around the grounds so picnics can be enjoyed with a […]
Self-Drive Classic Car Hire The Perfect Gift – Why not treat your loved ones (or yourself!) to the ultimate gift that never needs dusting! Contact Orchard Classic Car Hire and experience the stunning scenery of the Malvern Hills, the Wye Valley or the Welsh Marches from behind the wheel of an iconic classic car. For a birthday surprise, an anniversary treat or a retirement celebration, get in touch before your trip and Orchard Classic Car Hire will put together a personalised information pack for the kind of routes that most appeal to you, with interesting places to stop and refresh. Go your own way, or use the suggestions to get you started. Explore Herefordshire’s hidden gems, head further west into Wales, east to Worcestershire and the Cotswolds, or south into Gloucestershire’s ancient Forest of Dean. Whatever the occasion, arrive in style to make your day even more memorable. On your wedding day, let the groom and best man, or father and bride, arrive in one of our open top sports cars. Or why not follow Harry & Meghan’s example and drive away in one! What’s it to be? Morgan, Alfa or MG? You can choose to step into a bygone era behind […]
Your wedding at Brobury House in the heart of Herefordshire countryside will hold that special touch ensured by owners Pru and Keith Cartwright. Holding your wedding here will give you exclusive use of the grounds and house. The beautiful gardens, set on the banks of The River Wye provide a stunning backdrop. Brobury House is licensed for civil marriage ceremonies with seating for up to 90 people. For receptions of more than 40 people a marquee is added. You can choose your caterers and marquee company as there is no tie to one company. More about Brobury House and Gardens.
Included in the 20 of the most charming UK city hotels by The Good Hotel Guide 2017. Castle House Hotel is a family-owned boutique hotel in the heart of the city of Hereford just a two-minute walk from the medieval Hereford Cathedral. A classic Georgian villa, the hotel has 24 individually designed luxury suites and bedrooms including 8 in its more contemporary townhouse, Number 25, just a few yards away. It’s pretty, terraced garden beside the old Hereford Castle moat is a perfect place for al fresco dining. Castle House is the perfect base from which to explore the surrounding countryside and Wye Valley as well as the historic city of Hereford, with its magnificent cathedral, the world-famous Mappa Mundi and Chain Library and the beautiful river Wye running through. Castle House Hotel has been chosen as one of The Sunday Telegraph’s Hotel Guru Fiona Duncan’s top 10 UK hotels for 2016 for her ”most memorable stay” Also featured in USA Today, America’s leading newspaper and website. Castle House Restaurant and The Ballingham Bar & Bistro Visitors are spoilt for choice at Castle House with the two-rosette Castle Restaurant overlooking the old Hereford Castle moat, and the more informal Ballingham Bar and Bistro. It’s […]
Huntlands Farm Weddings offers you home and grounds as a country wedding venue on a working farm. Bed and Breakfast is available for 14 guests and an evening meal or BBQ the night before or after the wedding for those staying can be offered. There is also self-catering accommodation for 12 guests at our neighbouring farmhouse a field’s walk away, Moorhall Farm. “Had our wedding here on Saturday – amazing! Love this place, everyone’s comments were lovely. It really is my dream house. What an amazing job you both/all do here…Will be back to visit you amazing people again soon – and to sample some more of Stephen’s amazing cooking.” Sarah & Paul, the happy couple. x See also: Huntlands Farm Huntlands Farm Upholstery Courses Moorhall Farm
One of England’s best kept secrets, Hampton Court Castle is genuinely one of the most romantic houses in England The forerunner to the internationally renowned Hampton Court Palace in Surrey by some 80 years. Situated in the very heart of the Herefordshire, English countryside, the 15th Century Grade One Listed Castle is set in over 1000 acres of estate. The tastefully-appointed State Rooms, including the magnificent Ballroom and exquisitely hand-painted Chapel, are now open to the public for tours. The Castle also boasts 24 sumptuous bedrooms, with feature bathrooms, four of which can be viewed on our Castle tours. The original Victorian Walled Garden now contains breathtaking displays of flower beds, ornamental walkways, waterways, fountains, island pavilions, and cascades. The legendary wisteria tunnel is said to be almost 200 years old and leads to the Castle lawns and beyond to the secret garden and waterfall. Over a thousand yew trees have been planted to create a maze with a gothic tower at its centre offering panoramic views of the gardens. The ornamental kitchen garden includes fruits & vegetables all organically managed. Lunch or afternoon tea can be enjoyed in the Joseph Paxton designed Orangery Café where produce from the kitchen […]